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Back N Sesh’n: Lil Pump Brings The Heat On “Harverd Dropout”

February 28, 2019

Gazzy Garcia, famously known as Lil Pump, is one of the most prolific faces of new age rap. With his triple platinum hit “Gucci...

Sex Education: A Comedy, A Necessity

February 20, 2019

For many of us, school is a place that overwhelmingly shapes our personalities. The pressures of wanting to be popular and fit...

Harder: Lil Baby and Gunna’s Collab Delivers

October 18, 2018

In a post-Young-Thug Atlanta rap scene, the new school of hip hop remains completely changed from even a few years ago. Whereas ...

Unsuccessful Symbiote: Venom’s Writing Dooms Spider-Man Flick

October 10, 2018

“Venom,” the new Marvel superhero movie focusing on the titular antihero from the Spiderman comics, is Sony Pictures’ a...

Halfway Home: Washington Capitals are two wins from the Stanley Cup

Jordan Kenison, Author

June 14, 2018

The Washington Capitals defeated the Las Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in game three of the Stanley Cup Final. Washington holds a two to one game advantage over Las Vegas, who had not lost consecutive games in the playoffs before dropping the last two. Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals’ captain and superstar left wing, scored the game’s first goal near t...

Cougar Attack, Watch your Back: Hiking Safety Tips

Jordan Kenison, Author

May 30, 2018

Seattle is famous for its close connections to nature. Gorgeous waterways such as Puget Sound, Lake Washington and Lake Union surround the city on all sides. Parks line the expanse of Washington’s largest metropolis as do trails for joggers, hikers and bikers alike. Scenic vistas like Snoqualmie Falls and Golden Gardens Park are within an hour’s dri...

Seattle U Hawaiian Students respond to recent Eruptions

Jordan Kenison, Author

May 30, 2018

Mount Kilauea continues to erupt on the island of Hawaii, spewing lava that raises major health and safety concerns for local residents and businesses. Additionally, some experts predict that substantial drops in tourism are expected to ause a dent in the Big Island’s local economy. According to the New York Times, the violent volcanic eruption h...

For Whom the Cup Tolls: NHL Conference Final Wrap Up

Jordan Kenison, Author

May 24, 2018

The Stanley Cup Final is just around the corner as NHL fans prepare for the most exciting stretch of the hockey season. In the Western Conference, the Las Vegas Golden Knights made quick work of the opposing Winnipeg Jets, winning the series convincingly four games to one and advancing to the Cup Final. The Jets were no easy out, as they boasted the NHL’...

Make America Confused Again: Kanye West’s Identity Crisis

Jordan Kenison, Author

May 17, 2018

Kanye West is someone that I consider to be one of this generation’s most influential music artists. Unfortunately, West seems as though he is slowly becoming the antithesis of what he used to stand for. Famous for his classic take that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” West’s unexpected support for President Trump and his Mak...

Men’s Tennis Closes Out Season at WAC Championships

Jordan Kenison, Author

May 3, 2018

The Seattle University Men’s Tennis team finished out their season after falling 4-1 against University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) at the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) tournament this past weekend. The team was riding a three match win-streak that finished off the regular season, including a victory against UTRGV in their final confere...

Marvel at MOPOP: Humanity of the Superhuman

Jordan Kenison, Author

April 25, 2018

“Avengers: Infinity War” hits theaters this Friday and represents the culmination of the last seventeen films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fans of the franchise have grown to love Iron Man, Captain America and the other Avengers, and the films have pleased general audiences while still respecting the source material to ensure that hardcore...

Ballin’ on a Budget: FY19 Reductions Explained

Jordan Kenison, Author

April 25, 2018

The Seattle University FY19 Budget is pending final review by the school’s Board of Trustees. With the end of Spring quarter rapidly approaching, students with financial questions and concerns are eager to get a preview of what tuition and financial aid figures look like for next year. For those holding their breath for a lower tuition hike, it se...

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